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Communication, Swallowing Disorders Common in Adults Following Stroke and Other Illness

Posted: 5/1/2019

With speech, language, and swallowing disorders common following stroke, head and neck cancer, and a variety of other illnesses and injuries in adults, CSSMCW Speech-Language Pathologist Shannon Butler encourages residents to learn the signs—and seek an evaluation—if they have concerns about themselves or a loved one. This is a timely message, as May is recognized nationally as Better Hearing & Speech Month.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  CSSMCW  Speech Therapy  Swallowing Disorders